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Konami Denies Silent Hill Reboot Rumors

Official spokesperson for Konami US denies recent rumors of a Silent Hill reboot and Hideo Kojima's cancelled project.

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Konami Denies Silent Hill Reboot Rumors

Within survival horror genre, Silent Hill series is one of the best among its peers and after a planned reboot was cancelled back in 2015 due to a breakup between Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami, the series went into hiatus.

Most recently, reports of a possible revival for Silent Hills project by Sony Interactive Entertainment came out from few trusted sources. However, a Konami PR representative reveals that these latest rumors are not true at all.

When reached out, a spokesperson confirms that all recent reports of a series reboot are not true. Rely On Horror staff members then requests for some clarification on alleged rumors and they proceed to giveaway more information.

Sony attempting to revive Silent Hills title is just a buzz but Konami is not closing the door on their iconic franchise completely. While denying all claims, they are assuring Silent Hill is still alive in some way and may even return in future.

Reaching out to Rely On Horror, a North American PR representative for Konami states the following.

We're aware of all the rumors and reports but can confirm that they are not true. I know it's not the answer your fans may want to hear.

Konami US PR clarifies that, series creator Keiichiro Toyama is not joining other Team Silent members such as creature designer Masahiro Ito and music composer Akira Yamaoka for a Silent Hill reboot under SIE Japan Studio.

Fans started having many speculations after Kojima has teased for a major announcement last month and then rumors of Sony trying to cut a deal with Konami to let Kojima Productions develop a Silent Hill game for PlayStation 5.

French director Christophe Gans (Brotherhood of the Wolf, Saint Ange), who previously worked on first Silent Hill feature film has announced earlier of working on a third entry into the series and adaptation of Fatal Frame AKA Project Zero.

Players are still demanding for a new game ever since P.T. ("playable teaser") was removed from PlayStation Store and therefore, Konami entirely denying existence of any new project is very disheartening for loyal fans of the series.